Grilled Salmon Burgers with Hoisin and Ginger

Grilled Salmon Burgers with Hoisin and Ginger

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound skinless boneless salmon fillet, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, minced (optional)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 4 to 6 hamburger buns
  • Melted butter for brushing, and high-heat oil for the grill
  • Lettuce leaves, sliced tomatoes, sliced red onion for serving

Directions

Place salmon, cilantro, hoisin and mayonnaise in a food processor. Blend until coarsely ground. Transfer mixture to a bowl. Mix in green onions, ginger, garlic, jalapeño, salt, pepper and sesame oil. Form into patties. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to 4 hours.

When salmon patties are ready, preheat grill to medium-high heat. Lightly brush buns with butter and grill until grill marks appear and buns are toasty.

Remove buns and grease grill grate with high-heat oil. Grill salmon burgers until fish is cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer burgers to buns and top with lettuce,tomatoes and onions.